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  • Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperLotto Plus' game

    4 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 02-18-19-25-36, Mega Ball: 10 (two, eighteen, nineteen, twenty-five, thirty-six; Mega Ball: ten)

  • UN considering sanctions over South Sudan massacre

    4 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Wednesday viewed "horrific pictures of corpses" from the scene of last week's massacre in South Sudan and discussed taking actions that could include sanctions, diplomats said. The U.N. has said hundreds ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    5 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 13-14-26-27-32 (thirteen, fourteen, twenty-six, twenty-seven, thirty-two) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    5 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:11 Money Bags-2nd:4 Big Ben-3rd:7 Eureka, Race Time: 1:45.89 (1st: 11 Money Bags, 2nd: 4 Big Ben, 3rd: 7 Eureka; Race Time: ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    5 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 2-2-2 (two, two, two) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    5 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 9-8-6-6 (nine, eight, six, six) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Hillary Clinton calls for more sanctions on Russia

    5 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says she believes the outcome in Ukraine will be a bad one for Russia. Clinton, who is considering another run for president, says the United States and Europe need to ...

  • SKorea ferry toll hits 159 as relatives wait

    6 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Divers made their way deeper Thursday into the submerged wreck of a ferry that sank more than a week ago as the death toll neared 160 and relatives of the more than 140 still missing ...

  • Rio official pledges transparent probe in slaying

    6 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's top security official on Wednesday promised a rigorous investigation into the death of a young man that sparked overnight clashes in a slum near a key Olympic venue and did not rule ...

  • UN: 3.5 million Syrians desperately need aid

    7 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says almost 3.5 million civilians in Syria have virtually no access to desperately needed humanitarian aid and people are dying needlessly every day as violence and extremism escalate. In a report ...

  • Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

    7 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen ...

  • Bolivia threatens to fire protesting soldiers

    8 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Despite a government threat to fire them, some 500 soldiers marched in Bolivia's capital Wednesday for a second consecutive day to demand greater upward mobility within the armed forces. Defense Minister Ruben Saavedra said armed ...

  • Bolivia approves downing of drug-smuggling planes

    8 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A new law in Bolivia authorizes the military to shoot down planes suspected of smuggling cocaine. But the law signed Tuesday by President Evo Morales can't go into practice until Bolivia buys and installs radar ...

  • Amid Russia warning, Ukraine is in a security bind

    9 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's foreign minister warned Wednesday that attacks on Russian citizens or interests in Ukraine would bring a firm response and drew a comparison to the circumstances that opened the war with Georgia in 2008. "Russian citizens ...

  • Colombia president reinstates ousted Bogota mayor

    9 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's capital was changing hands for a third time in little over a month after President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday he would execute a court order reinstating Bogota's ousted leftist mayor. The surprise ruling late ...

  • AP Top Business News At 6:13 p.m. EDT

    9 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down Russian social media CEO quits, flees country US stocks edge lower after a six-day rise Wellness programs grow more popular with employers Q&A: A French ...

  • Former AP reporter Robert Heard dies at age 84

    9 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Robert Heard, who reported on Texas state government, politics and sports for The Associated Press, has died. He was 84. Heard was one of the people shot in the 1966 University of Texas tower shootings while ...

  • Train derails in Congo, dozens dead

    9 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Officials in Congo say a freight train has derailed in the country's southeast, killing around 50 people. A union official, Fernandez Tshibondo, said the train jumped the tracks Tuesday near the station at Katongola, a town ...

  • Ex-Senegalese president to retry homecoming

    9 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Senegalese party official says the former president plans to return home on Thursday after finally receiving permission for his plane to land for what was supposed to be his triumphant homecoming after two years abroad. ...

  • Chile aims to end dictatorship-era election rules

    9 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean President Michelle Bachelet says she is determined to make her country's democracy more representative, and she may have just enough votes in Congress to achieve it. Bachelet proposed Wednesday that Chile end its "binomial" system, ...

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